senate Bill S6377

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the election of regents

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Mar 20, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2014 1st report cal.311
Jan 21, 2014 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 18, 2014 - Higher Education committee Vote

S6377
12
5
committee
12
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2014

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S6377 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8389A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง202 & 203, Ed L

S6377 - Summary

Relates to the election of regents.

S6377 - Sponsor Memo

S6377 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6377

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the  election  of
  regents

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 202 of the  education  law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 547 of the laws of 1993 and subdivi-
sion  2  as amended by chapter 296 of the laws of 1984 and as designated
by chapter 892 of the laws of 1985, are amended to read as follows:
  1. The University of the State of New York shall be governed  and  all
its corporate powers exercised by a board of regents the number of whose
members  shall  at  all times be [four more than the number of the then]
THIRTEEN, ONE REPRESENTING EACH existing judicial  [districts]  DISTRICT
of the state [and shall not be less than fifteen.  The regents in office
April  first,  nineteen  hundred  seventy-four shall hold office, in the
order of their election, for such times that the term of one such regent
will expire in each year on the first day  of  April.  Commencing  April
first, nineteen hundred seventy-four, each regent shall be elected for a
term  of  seven  years,  each  such  term  to expire on the first day of
April]. Commencing on April first, nineteen  hundred  ninety-four,  each
regent  shall  be  elected  for  a term of five years, each such term to
expire on the first day of April.   COMMENCING  ON  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN, EACH REGENT SHALL BE ELECTED FOR A TERM OF FOUR YEARS,
EACH  SUCH  TERM  TO  EXPIRE  ON  THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER. Each
regent shall be elected [by the legislature by concurrent resolution  in
the  preceding March, on or before the first Tuesday of such month.  If,
however, the legislature fails to agree on such concurrent resolution by
the first Tuesday of such month, then the two houses shall meet in joint
session at noon on the second Tuesday of such month and proceed to elect
such regent by joint ballot] AT A GENERAL ELECTION HELD IN NOVEMBER.
  2. All vacancies in such office, either for full or  unexpired  terms,
shall  be  so filled that there shall always be in the membership of the
board of  regents  at  least  one  resident  of  each  of  the  judicial

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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